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Things To Ask A Divorce Attorney When You Want To Prepare For The Possibility Of Divorce

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If you're having problems with your spouse and divorce looks like a possibility, you may want to consult a divorce attorney just to learn about what you need to do to protect yourself and get prepared. Sometimes, you may have to act quickly, but ideally, you can take your time to get your finances in order before your spouse is aware you're going to file.  Of course, if you and your spouse are on friendly terms, you can work through the preparation phase together, but you may need to prepare in secret.

3 April 2018

Gettiing Approved For A Vehicle Loan After Bankruptcy

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After you file for bankruptcy, you may feel like you are at a financial standstill. It may seem like it will be impossible to ever qualify for any sort of credit again. If you need a new vehicle, it can feel especially troubling since many people are not able to purchase one outright without a loan. One thing to keep in mind that it is, in fact, possible to get a newer vehicle after you have filed for bankruptcy.

27 February 2018

Unsafe Floors: What To Do If You're Injured In Your Rental Apartment

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If the floor in your rental apartment caved in and injured you, you may wonder if it's okay to file a personal injury case against your landlord. If your landlord neglected to repair the floor in a timely manner, you may have a case. Before you file your claim with a personal injury attorney, you'll need to obtain or do a few things first, including these below. Obtain Pictures of the Floor and Apartment

26 January 2018

How Can An Attorney Help You With An Uncontested Divorce?

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If you and your spouse agree that the marriage is not working out and you both wish to divorce. If you can both agree to end the marriage and can divide your assets, debts and other marital issues among yourselves, you may be able to file an uncontested divorce. When filing this type of divorce, many people feel that they can forego a family law attorney. However, a divorce lawyer can still be beneficial even if you and your spouse agree on all issues related to the divorce.

23 December 2017

Tips For Negotiating Divorce Settlement Deal

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The best way to divorce is to negotiate the settlement on your own and submit the agreement to the court for approval. Here are a few things to keep in mind during the negotiations: Prevent Emotion from Ruining the Negotiations A common advice for divorcing couples is to avoid being emotional during the negotiations. This is well-meaning advice, but it is not practical because people don't usually choose what to feel.

18 November 2017

Don't Give Up: Appealing Your Social Security Claim

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The process for applying for Social Security disability is undoubtedly long and complex. Often, applicants are disappointed to learn that their initial effort to get those valuable benefits is denied, leaving them disheartened and weary of the process. The good news is that you will have the opportunity to appeal the adverse ruling and get your benefits approved. Read on to learn more about the steps you need to take to ensure that you get the benefits that you need and deserve.

27 September 2017

When Your Child Is Disabled

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Many people associate Social Security disability with adults who can no longer work at their jobs, but one form of this government assistance is also available for younger people. Children under the age of 18 who qualify with a disability are entitled to receive monthly benefits payments. Unlike the form of Social Security that helps workers, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is aimed at those who have not worked, but who can qualify in other ways.

27 September 2017

A Bail Bond Agent Will Help You Get Out Of Jail

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Getting arrested can be a traumatic experience. You don't want to have to spend more time in jail than you have to. There are things that you can do. One of them is that you can get a bail bond, which will give you the change to get out of jail and wait at home until you have your trial.  Bail Bond A bail bond is an assurance that you will show up in court on your court date.

15 September 2017

What To Expect At A DMV Hearing Following A DUI Arrest In California

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If you've been arrested for a DUI in California, you'll not only face criminal proceedings, but you'll also have to deal with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. With the former, you're looking at potential fines and jail time. But with the latter, your license could be revoked or suspended. Because the DMV hearing takes place before a trial, it can set the course for how your case turns out. So how you handle yourself is critical.

11 September 2017

Getting Your Finances Ready For Divorce

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Making the decision to end a marriage can be emotionally challenging. You don't want to compound the stress that you feel when going through the divorce process by dealing with serious financial mistakes. Handling your finances properly as you prepare to file for divorce can help streamline the separation process and ensure that you don't encounter financial hardships in the future. Here are three things that you can do to get your finances ready for a divorce.

28 August 2017